Los Angeles and Santa Monica process plates; dramatic coronation.
This roll transferred from positive print.
00:00 Reverse 3/4 angle process plate, daytime; shot from moving car through residential neighborhood, Oxnard Street, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, late 1940s
00:37 run by sign for "Walnut Haven" subdivision
00:58 Kyffin Pharmacy, Oxnard Street & Woodman Avenue
01:27 Reverse rear angle process plate, daytime, shot from moving car on tree-lined street, Los Angeles area (probably Santa Monica), late 1940s
02:36 Coronation ceremony enacted by mostly all-male group as some kind of theatrical performance
03:24 Process plate shot by Elmer Dyer: reverse rear angle process plate, daytime, shot from moving car on street with median, Santa Monica; cross streets Idaho, Washington, California
04:29 Side-looking process plate, daytime, shot from moving car in San Fernando Valley looking towards mountains, intermittently developed residential area in foreground
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May 31, 2013 Subject:
Early 50's cars make it around 1951-52 not the 1940's
Several bath tub Nash models including a long follow shot in th 2nd sequence lots of 50 Plymouths a 51 Buick is to be seen. Lots of
worn out looking pre-war vehicles. New models
with flashy designs were part of the thrill of the time. WOW all that prime real estate if the
people in those neighborhoods had known-They could
have been richer than Bob Hope who made an even more magnificent fortune buying that valley property! So many vacant lots!
March 20, 2012 Subject:
great looking footage
and i'm loving the black and white in HD.
the moving scenes in the CA sunny roads are fabulous!